ESOL(English for Speakers of Other Languages)
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.

About this course

These courses are for learners whose English is not their first language. They are suitable for learners ranging from pre-entry to level one. Learners will be able to develop their skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing. Learners will improve their communication skills, employment prospects and progress to academic or vocational courses.

Entry Requirements

ESOL interview and assessment

Assessment Method

Learners will take a Trinity Skills for Life exam.

Progression Opportunities

Learners can progress to a higher level ESOL course, vocational/academic courses, higher education or employment.

Study Methods

You will learn in dedicated classrooms and have access to the College Learning Centre.

Classes are 5 hours in length available morning and afternoon.


We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times.